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Lapel - The recent school shooting in Newtown, Conn., has many schools reevaluating their safety plans and procedures. The Frankton-Lapel School Board examined their safety strategies at their regular meeting last week.

“I thought we should take some time to discuss school safety at Frankton-Lapel, in our buildings,” Superintendent Bobby Fields said.

After school begins, all outdoor school doors are locked and visitors to the schools must enter through the front or main doors. That is what is required at Frankton Elementary School, where visitors enter into the front doors and that is as far as they can go. They then must be let into the school by front office staff.

“We are putting the same system in at Frankton Jr./Sr. High School. At that school, you could just walk directly into the building,” Fields said. “That’s being remedied.”


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